Morton, Indiana

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Morton
Unincorporated community
Morton is located in Indiana
Morton
Morton
Morton is located in the US
Morton
Morton
Location within the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°45′47″N 86°56′11″W / 39.76306°N 86.93639°W / 39.76306; -86.93639Coordinates: 39°45′47″N 86°56′11″W / 39.76306°N 86.93639°W / 39.76306; -86.93639
Country United States
State Indiana
County Putnam
Township Clinton
Elevation[1] 869 ft (265 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46135
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 439474

Morton is a small unincorporated community in Clinton Township, Putnam County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2] The town consists of little more than a general store, livestock sale barn and 18-20 houses.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Morton in 1857, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[3]

Geography[edit]

Morton is located half-way between Danville and Montezuma along US 36, at 39°45′47″N 86°56′11″W / 39.76306°N 86.93639°W / 39.76306; -86.93639.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-03-20. 
  2. ^ "Morton, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-03-20. 
  3. ^ "Putnam County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved March 20, 2017.